# degree day meaning

ENWDegree day

- A degree day is a measure of heating or cooling. Total degree days from an appropriate starting date are used to plan the planting of crops and management of pests and pest control timing.
- A degree day is computed as the integral of a function of time that generally varies with temperature. The function is truncated to upper and lower limits that vary by organism, or to limits that are appropriate for climate control.
- Frequent measurements and continuously integrating the temperature deficit or excess;

- NounPLdegree daysPREdé-
- A measure of heating or cooling, computed as the integral of a function of time that generally varies with temperature.
- A unit used in estimating the fuel consumption for a building; equal to the number of degrees that the mean temperature, for a 24-hour day, is below the base temperature, often 65F.

- A measure of heating or cooling, computed as the integral of a function of time that generally varies with temperature.

## Definition of __degree day__ in English Dictionary

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